Sales of political statistician Nate Silver's book 'The Signal and the Noise' saw a surge of 850 percent – lifting it to No. 2 on Amazon – after Silver correctly predicted the 2012 election results.
Our tax expert crunches the numbers of the Paul Ryan financial plan. end result? While Romney's pick for vice president is often called a deficit hawk, in fact balancing the budget is not one of his high priorities.
Conservatives saw red when the presumptive GOP nominee denied that President Obama's health-care mandate amounted to a tax hike. Then, Mitt Romney got back in line.
It was easy to target Obama's statement Friday on the the private sector 'doing fine,' and his critics wasted little time doing so. But in the full context of his remarks, his point is easier to defend.
The deficit super committee failed. What do you need to know about the super committee deficit cutting effort? Check out DCDecoder's briefing.
Obama speech outlined many ideas that are popular and have commanded bipartisan support in the past. But the words 'stimulus' and 'spending' are unpopular, notes at least one expert.